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Laws of Cricket - Quiz Eight

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This quiz is one a series of quizzes based on the changes to Laws introduced in October 2013

1.During a drinks interval, the batting team manager is on the outfield throwing practice balls to one of his Not out batsmen. This is the first occurrence during the match, what should the umpires do?
(Select one answer)

a) Instruct the team manager to leave the field
b) Award 5 penalty runs to the fielding side
c) Warn the batsman that he must not practise during the drinks interval
d) Do nothing

2. A fast bowler is waiting for the striker to adjust his pads and bowls the match ball hard into the ground at the fielder at mid-off. He is preparing to do this again. What should the umpire do?
(Select one answer)

a) Instruct the bowler to stop because he is wasting time
b) Instruct the bowler to stop because he is changing the condition of the ball
c) Do nothing

3. The striker hits a ball, which was not a No ball, in the air towards the fielder at short-leg. The ball hits the fielder's chest and then the side of his helmet, before the fielder catches the ball. There is an appeal by the fielder. What should the umpire do?
(Select one answer)
a) Give the striker out Caught
b) Call Not out
c) Call and signal Dead ball
c) Award 5 penalty runs to the batting side

4. The striker plays the ball with his bat and it drops in front of him within his reach. He immediately picks up the ball and throws it to a close fielder. Nobody on the fielding side has said anything to the batsman but the close fielder then appeals. What should the umpire do?
(Select one answer)
a) Call and signal Dead ball
b) Give the striker out Handled the ball
c) Give the striker out Obstructing the field

5. The bowler delivers the ball from a position wide of the stumps close to the Return crease but it is not a No ball. You are sure that the bowler has not disturbed the bails at any stage during his delivery stride. The striker hits the ball and is caught at 2nd Slip. The batsman notices a bail is on the ground at the bowler's end and he claims that it should be a No ball. What should the umpire do?
(Select one answer)
a) Give the striker Out - Caught
b) Award a No ball penalty of one run
c) Call and signal Dead ball